03/05 (Tue)

Opening Hours 9:00-17:00

Miyoshi Tokusaburou Papers-Feelings and Memories Traveling through Time
Miyoshi Tokusaburou Papers, one of the figures in Traveling in Time Exhibition, includes personal papers and commercial operating documents. Among these archives, personal papers, which are 96 in total, include memoirs, personal correspondence, photographs taken in Taiwan, and inventories of personal collections. Commercial operating papers are the documents which were created while he was running the branch shop of Tsujirihei in Taiwan from 1899 to 1903. There are 49 commercial operating papers in total. These papers are important sources for the research into Miyoshi Tokusaburou’s commercial activities and public service in Taiwan. In addition, we can also learn Mr. Miyoshi’s turning point in his life and his special relationship with the government at that time. Hence, these historical documents are invaluable. 
Recall the glory days of the tea trading companies

Tokusaburō Miyoshi (三好德 三郎) Kazue Tsutsumibayashi (堤林 數衛) are both selected figures in the Traveling in Time” exhibition. Miyoshi owned the Tsujili Tea Shop which was located in the Sakaichō district (榮町) in Taipei (the shop building is on the corner of Hengyang Road (衡陽路) and Chongching South Road (重慶南路), where Starbucks Chongching branch is today). Kazue Tsutsumibayashi (堤林 數衛) began his trading journey in Taiwan and later traveled to Southeast Asia to expand his business. We heartily invite you to discover the tea and trading network that had developed in Taiwan and beyond, in the late 19th century towards the early 20th century.

Tokusaburō Miyoshi section
Kazue Tsutsumibayashi section

From Oct 22nd 2013 on, we offer 90 gift sets to our visitors by just having photos taken in the section of Tokusaburō Miyoshi and Kazue Tsutsumibayashi from the exhibition hall. Don’t miss the opportunity!

90 gift sets are given away

If you cannot make your way to our exhibition on weekdays, please do not miss our special opening day on November 2nd (Saturday), from 9:00 to 17:00. Those who visit us on this day will also receive a special gift! Please visit our exhibition website for the latest information.

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